Information category: Admin/Board
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Joining an orienteering club, along with Scottish Orienteering and British Orienteering, brings many benefits. We are now offering two different membership options depending on how you prefer to orienteer and what suits you best.
The SOA Board convened for their quarterly meeting to discuss the progress and development of orienteering in Scotland. The Board of Directors of the Scottish Orienteering Association met on 13th October, 2018 in AK Bell Library/Dewar Centre, Perth.
Many thanks to Pauline McAdam for the minutes provided.
*Updated 15th September to include SOA Annual Accounts 2017*
*Please note we accept proxy voting forms by email providing they are signed. Proxy voting forms should be submitted to no later than 5pm on Friday 21st September*
All members are most welcome to attend the Scottish Orienteering EGM on Saturday 22nd September 2018 at the Forestry Commission Classroom, Kinnoull Hill, Perth PH2 7LN, from 4.30-5.30pm.
Coaching & Volunteering Officer
Appointed by: SOA President, on behalf of Board, via interview panel
Period of tenure: 2 year contract until October 2020
Hours of work: 3 days per week
Place of work: Various. This post will offer home working but there will be a requirement to regularly attend National Orienteering Centre based at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore.
Reporting to: SOA Chief Operating Officer, acting as Line Manager, and Development Director
Remittance: £20,000-£23,000 FTE dependent on experience. Home-based staff will be given contribution towards phone and internet costs.
Application Closing Date: Friday 21st September. Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role to Should you wish to send a written application please send to National Orienteering Centre, Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, PH22 1QZ. Please allow adequate postal time to allow us to consider your application by the closing date.
Interview Dates: Interviews will take place the week commencing 1st October.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced volunteer to maintain our financial records and to help us develop our financial reporting systems over the next 3 years.
Applications are sought from interested individuals by Saturday 25th August 2018
Scottish Orienteering Association notice of Extraordinary General Meeting 2018
The EGM will be held at Kinnoull Hill in Perth to follow on from the Volunteer’s Day on Saturday 22nd September, at 4.30 till 5.30pm.
We welcome all members to attend.
Click here to view the minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday 16th June.
The SOA received a large number of applications for funding from the SOA Club Development Fund. Congratulations to the successful applicants - clubs have been notified by email and the following awards have been made:
AUOC £395 Travelling costs
CLYDE £685 Club enhancement
ELO £735 SI equipment – Summer Evening Series
FVO £490 GPS trackers
SOLWAY £980 Dalbeattie Wood extension
STAG £735 New club website
STUOC £980 Club equipment
Subject to funding there may be a further round later in 2018.